Most of these learning platforms offer apps on the App Store and Google Play. There are some live classes that enable students to interact directly with the instructor. Photography Classes on Udemy are self-produced by the instructor and range from 1 to 7 hours. Course production values vary, but overall the photography classes on Udemy are well worth the money. Classes on CreativeLive, Craftsy, Coursera, KelbyOne, and are professionally produced.
Photography Classes available on Udemy are the best value for the money primarily because they are created by the actual instructors. Udemy offers the largest selection of photography classes geared towards beginners to intermediate photographers. Udemy has something for everyone, from beginner photography to advanced Photoshop.
Skillshare has the largest selection of photography classes of any platform we have seen so far. There are over 1,000 photography related classes alone on topics such as Digital Photography, Photo Editing, Portrait Photography, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom, Photo Retouching, and more. View Classes
KelbyOne is best in class for photography and photo editing courses. We like to think of KelbyOne as the Ivy League of photography educators. When you take a class from KelbyOne, it’s like going to Harvard, Yale, Brown, or Stanford. Their classes are top-notch and geared towards serious amateur to advanced photographers. KelbyOne is a membership service and you cannot buy individual classes. But if you’re serious about learning photography, KelbyOne is the best. View Classes
CreativeLive is a major player in the online photography training and learning. Their photography classes are sold individually and they are the only online training site to offer free live photography workshops. View Classes
Craftsy started off as an online training platform offering interactive arts and crafts video tutorials. Recently they began offering photography classes. Craftsy has a nice selection of beginner to intermediate level photography classes with lifetime access to video classes. Download the Craftsy app so you can download photography classes while you’re online, then watch them later (even if you don’t have internet service). View Classes
Elevate your photography and business skills with SLR Lounge Premium, an all access pass to every SLR Lounge Workshop created till date. Learn from their full training systems including the Flash Photography Training System, Wedding Photography Training System, or the Photography Training System. You can also expand your skill set and business with niche topics like maternity and newborn photography. Learn from their over 10+ years of real world success, adopt their workflows, and make 2020 your best year in photography yet!. View Classes
Coursera is one of the largest online course education sites, with an enrollment of more than one million students! Launched by two Stanford professors in 2012, Coursera offers a diverse catalog of courses including photography. Choose from hundreds of trustworthy online photography courses taught by top universities and industry leaders.